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Live: Updates as four Dorset schools report coronavirus cases

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Live: Updates as four Dorset schools report coronavirus cases

By Sarah Cartlidge

Last updated:

    - Four schools in Dorset have reported cases
  • - St Marks CE Primary School, Swanage, is closed until September 21
  • - Yewstock School in Sturminster Newton is closed
  • - A Year 13 pupil at The Gryphon School in Sherborne has tested positive and is now self-isolating, along with students and staff who have been in close contact with the individual. The school remains open to other pupils.
  • - Children have been forced to stay away from class after a confirmed case of coronavirus at Merley First School
  • - Social gatherings of more than six people will be illegal across England from Monday (September 14)